The Baltimore Hebrew Institute (formerly Baltimore Hebrew University) at Towson University , is committed to supporting the education of Jewish educators, communal professionals and Judaic studies scholars who wish to excel in their chosen fields.
For 90 years, Baltimore Hebrew University educated the Jewish community and many other scholars about Jewish tradition, culture, history and faith. It integrated with Towson University in 2009, carrying on their joint commitment to educational excellence.
The Baltimore Hebrew Institute has two main areas of focus:
We provide outstanding opportunities for post-baccalaureate certificates (Jewish Communal Service and Jewish Education) and Masters degrees in Leadership in Jewish Education and Communal Service and Jewish Studies in a vibrant, cohesive community.
We offer generous scholarships and work with each student to custom tailor a program that meets their goals.
At BHI we provide community enrichment in ways that engage and welcome all who are interested. BHI offers non-degree courses (including Modern Hebrew Language instruction), lectures, events, and trips that provide opportunities for adults to deepen their understanding of Jewish and Israeli culture, history, and current events.
If you are 60 years of age, you can get a discounted tuition rate for up to three undergraduate courses. Other benefits include:
Find out more about the Golden I.D. Tuition Waiver Program .
Housed at the Albert S. Cook Library, we are honored and proud to sustain and expand the largest collection of Judaic books and artifacts in the Mid-Atlantic through the Southeastern United States. The collection contains more than four thousand rare books and documents, including many from the Jewish Cultural Reconstruction that were reclaimed from Nazi seizure following World War II.
The foundation awarded a grant for the funding of a virtual symposium tasked to create Holocaust education lesson plans for schools in Maryland and beyond. Click on title to read more.
Amsterdam’s People of the Book: Jewish Society and the Turn to Scripture in the Seventeenth Century. Click here to watch webinar.
Canonization and Alterity; Heresy in Jewish History, Thought and Literature. Click here to watch webinar.
Dr. Hana Bor is the Program Director for Leadership in Jewish Education & Communal Service graduate programs, and is responsible for the creation of the 5-year BA/MA degree program in Family Studies and Leadership in Jewish Education and Communal Service.firstname.lastname@example.org